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The Garden of Small Beginnings

by Abbi Waxman

The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman
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Abbi Waxman's debut novel uses gardening as a metaphor for healing and for the awakening of one's senses to the cycle of life

All 19 of our Bookbrowse First Impression readers gave The Garden of Small Beginnings a 4+ star rating, resulting in an impressive average score of 4.7.

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The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman uses gardening as a metaphor for healing and for the awakening of one's senses to the cycle of life (Jan T). Three years after her husband's death, Lilian is adjusting to being a widow and mother of two precocious girls. While working as a text book illustrator, Lili is chosen to illustrate a gardening book. To acquaint herself with horticulture her employer asks her to take a course at a botanical garden. Her supportive sister and daughters join her in this venture, encountering a charming instructor and a group of quirky students who teach her about gardening, friendship and life along the way (Milda S).

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